Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) is among the world’s leaders in teaching, research and patient care, with 3,800 faculty and more than 15,000 full-time students, divided almost equally between undergraduate and graduate students. WashU’s graduate programs in medicine, engineering, social work, business, art, architecture and sciences are consistently highly ranked, including more than 30 programs ranked in the top 25 by US News & World Report. In FY2018, WashU’s total sponsored research was more than $700 million. In addition, WashU has educated more than 135,000 alumni throughout the world and has produced 24 Nobel laureates.
The McKelvey School of Engineering has top-ranked research programs across departments, with leading research in aerosol engineering, imaging science, neural engineering, artificial intelligence/machine learning, cyber-physical systems, applied physics, synthetic biology and biproduct engineering, engineered aquatic processes, biomechanics and biomaterials.